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Dimitri and the False Tsars. (Translated by Anthea Bell).

By: BAUMANN, Hans.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leicester: Brockhampton Press, 1972. 0340159243:

Seller ID: 43708

ISBN: 0340159243


1st British edition. Originally published in Germany under the title "Dimitri und die Falschen Zaren". "A true historical mystery, was Dimitri, who succeeded Boris Godunov as Tsar of Russia in 1605, really the son of Ivan the Terrible? And if he was not, did he actually believe himself to be so?" Pp.188. Brown cloth, dustwrapper (design by Val Biro, based on a contempory portrait of Dimitri by a Polish artist and, in the background, a contemporary engraving of the Kremlin as it was at the time), minor edge wear and scuff to top front corner. VG/G+. View more info

Katharina Luther: Nun, Rebel, Wife.

By: BOILEAU, Anne.

Price: £8.99

Publisher: London/ New York: Clink Street Publishing, 2016. 9781911110613:

Seller ID: 43585

ISBN: 1911110616


First edition. A new paperback, in fine condition. Clean throughout. [4pp.]/pp.221, signed by the author to title page. ** Excerpt from cover: "On 31st October 1517 Martin Luther pinned ninety-five theses on the Castle Church door, Wittenberg, criticizing the Church of Rome; they were printed and published by Lucas Cranach and caused a storm. Nine young nuns, intoxicated by Luther's subversive writings, became restless and longed to leave their convent. On Good Friday 1523 a haulier smuggled them out hidden in empty herring barrels. Five of them settled in Wittenberg, the very eye of the... View more info

An Heir For The Earl.

By: DRYSDALE, Margaret.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Robert Hale, 1983. 0709009313:

Seller ID: 44024

ISBN: 0709009313


1st edition. Historical fiction about the Earl of Leicester, his mistress - the widowed Countess of Sheffield, An old live now widowed - Lettice, Countess of Essex, and Queen Elizabeth I. Pp.188, incribed by the author "For Anita and John with best wishes - Margaret Drysdale" to front free endpaper. Black cloth, dustwrapper (design by Eileen Walton) has minor edge wear and is now in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

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Mary Bunyan, The Dreamer's Blind Daughter. A Tale. By Sallie Rochester Ford.

By: FORD, Sallie Rochester, (1828-1910) .

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: Ward, Lock, & Co., Warwick House, Dorset Buildings, Salisbury Square, [no date - c. 1878] . 0:

Seller ID: 43211


A very good Victorian binding. 8vo. 7.0" x 5.0" x 1.5". [6pp.]/pp.300/18pp. - Adverts . Brown cloth with blind-stamp decoration. Bright gilt titles to both front board and spine. Light rubbing to board edges and corners bumped. All page edges bright gilt. Yello endpapers. Inner hinges carefully strengthened. Half-title, followed by engraved frontis, facing and engraved title-page, followed by a printed title-page. Illustrated with a further 6 full-page engravings by W. L. Thomas. Clean English text througohut. Adverts at rear include a green paper insert advertising: "J. C. Lever, Fancy Bazaar... View more info

Rabble in Arms. A Chronicle of Arundel and the Burgoyne Invasion.

By: ROBERTS, Kenneth.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1939. 0:

Seller ID: 37274


2nd impression. "A rabble in arms, flushed with success and insolence." (Gen.Burgoyne to Lord Rochfort, describing American troops before Boston). Pp.718, maps to endpapers, slight toning to pages. Green cloth, title to spine dulled. G+. View more info